Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'

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